Like me, many of you are over the hill and on the down side of 50. We’ve discovered that health is the real wealth, not a fat bank account. Someone emailed the following list that describes our older lifestyle. The author is unknown.
“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire,” said the Irish poet William Butler Yeats. In South Carolina, we are spending far too much time trying to fill pails (often with holes in them) and not nearly enough time lighting fires.
When African-Americans marched on Washington to hear the historic ‘I have a dream’ speech by Martin Luther King, they were pressing for a society that looked very much like that in which they already lived
The ringing telephone robbed the director, the musicians, and the audience from the final resolution, that second of silence that signifies the satisfaction of months of hard work, and allows a soft landing right before the applause.
After six months of meaningless resolutions, behind-the-scenes negotiations with lobbyists, lengthy “debates” over bills that don’t matter to anyone, and early adjournments to attend receptions hosted by multibillion-dollar corporations, lawmakers